A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 36 km SW of Lima, Montana (22 miles) on Sunday. Id of earthquake: us20004w6r. Event ids that are associated: mb80122834, us20004w6r. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/01/16 / 2016-01-31 20:00:36 / January 31, 2016 @ 8:00 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.7 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:00:36 / 1:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -112.9167° West, 44.4004° North, depth 4.7 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 36 km SW of Lima, Montana.
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